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Women With HIV: You Don't Have to Settle

Just because you're living with HIV doesn't mean you have to lower your standards for love, activist Takia Miller explains.

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Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
Interviews

How Women With HIV Have Been 'Remaking a Life' and Changing the World

Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D., discusses her recent book about women with HIV, the safety net, and activism.

Stacy Jennings and Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network
Features

Here’s How One Organization Is Helping Women Living With HIV Cope With the COVID-19 Era

“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.

sexual health
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Having Sex During COVID? Here Are Some Sexual Health Resources to Consider

Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.

Deloris Dockrey
Interviews

Remembering HIV Activist Deloris Dockrey, Recently Lost to COVID-19

The activist for the rights of Black women and immigrants living with HIV is remembered by friend and colleague Martha Cameron, M.P.H.

Kristen & Maggie

Lesbians on the Front Lines: Meet the Queer Women Who Cared for People With AIDS During the Epidemic's Height

To pull back the curtain on the often-erased history of queer women during the epidemic’s early days, TheBody spoke to a range of lesbians who played a bevvy of roles in the HIV epidemic, including caregivers, friends, social workers, and researchers.

RAIN: Darlena Blackwell, Traye Gaines, Chelsea Gulden
Interviews

Keeping Positive and Caring for Kids as You Cope in the COVID Era

“Helping other people that are in worse positions than me has really been the highlight of this.”

IUD
Features

5 Tips to Help Deal With the Anxiety of Getting an IUD Reinserted

It’s your body, and you have a right to ask as many questions as you need to and do what you need to do in order to decide if this is the right form of birth control for you.

queer women
Features

Why Doesn’t My OB/GYN Understand Lesbian Sex?

“Now, sleeping with solely women, I was under the assumption I did not need to get regularly screened: Without the evidence, without the narrative, we feel like it’s futile,” Kirsten Judson writes.

Candy Marcum and Howie Daire
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Candy Marcum, a Therapist and Lesbian, Has Helped Gay Men in Texas Since the Early Days of AIDS

In the underfunded world of early 1980s HIV care, Candy Marcum worked at a Dallas-based resource center that opened up a hotline for gay men with HIV when it was still called GRID.

Bishop Yvette Flunder
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Bishop Yvette Flunder Has Spent Decades Challenging People’s Theology Around HIV

For Bishop Yvette Flunder, her work as a Black woman, a lesbian and clergywoman has been to challenge the stigma and rabid homophobia that has exacerbated the worst parts of the AIDS epidemic and instead preach a gospel of radical inclusivity.